E! has hired Noah Pollack, who joins from Lifetime, as senior vice president, programming and development, reporting to EVP of programming and development Jeff Olde and tasked with series development and original programming across a variety of genres. He officially starts this fall, the pop-culture network said.
Most recently Pollack was VP, reality programming for Lifetime. where he oversaw the development and production of series and pilots including Pretty Wicked Moms, The Week The Women Went and The Houstons: On Our Own, E! said.
Previously, he was VP, series development & original programming, at Vh1, where he launched franchises including Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, Basketball Wives and Tough Love, E! said. Before that worked at USA Network and Bunim/Murray Productions.
"Noah brings a proven track record as a development executive who has the respect and spirit of partnership with the creative community – the lifeblood of any successful network,” Olde, a former Vh1 programmer who joined E! in March, said in a release. “His instinctive ability to tap into the cultural zeitgeist and create shows that harness that spirit is perfectly suited to our pop culture brand. I am absolutely thrilled that he is joining our talented team.”